Links and Resources for School Staff
Our full list of resources and recommended websites (as at March 2018) which includes organisation local to Somerset is available to download by clicking here
Somerset Children & Young People Health & Well-being: https://www.cypsomersethealth.org
http://www.cypsomersethealth.org/mental_health_toolkit Somerset Children and Young People's Mental Health Tool Kit provides information and support around mental health and Well-being.
EHCAP (Innovative solutions for Education, Health, Care and Prison Services) Resources and information on Mindful Emotion Coaching: http://www.emotioncoaching.co.uk
There are some really great organisations and charities out there that can offer advice and support around all aspects of mental health and well-being for young people. Many of them offer free advice by phone or online and they have some useful resources that you can download for free, such as information and advice booklets. Here our a few of our favourites for quick reference:
Mental Health Foundation: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/
The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust: https://www.cwmt.org.uk
Time to Change: https://www.time-to-change.org.uk
Kooth (A free, safe & anonymous online counselling service for young people): https://www.kooth.com
Child Line: https://www.childline.org.uk Tel: 0800 1111
Young Minds: https://www.youngminds.org.uk
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families: https://www.annafreud.org
Mind Ed E-learning (free educational resources on mental health): https://www.minded.org.uk
SHARE has produced a booklet on Exam Stress which you can download by clicking here plus further information around Exam stress from Childline, Samaritans DEAL and PSHE writer, Sian Rowland is available here.
Dealing with Exam Stress - The Student Room Website
In addition, have you heard about BBC Bitesize? This fantastic BBC website covers all sort of subjects up to GCSE level giving practical advice on revision, exam hints and tips and shared stories from other young people.
The BBC Website generally has some excellent articles, programmes and clips around Exam Stress for parents and young people.